The third door was a great idea, wished it had been built into this model. That engine and truck will get you anywhere, but it might not be quite as fast as the Duramax - but you can beat up on the 6. How do you deal with burned and broken glow plug tips? And I haven't seen the rig to judge. Always in need to sell stories to my main customers, German automotive publications, I dug up a truly exotic vehicle, a 1995 Chevrolet K3500 6. Yes Review Date: 5th December, 2003 Faults: I had to replace the slave cylinder and master cylinder at around 116k. Mounted to the driver's side of the firewall, the wiper motor and control components are easily accessed, and most wiper system problems are easily cured.
This article discusses some basic concepts that allow for inexpensive modifications to increase power in the 1994 and newer 6. This article shows how even the more common 7-jumper module can be modified. This series will show you everything we've learned. Rather, we believe other engine components are at fault. The truck runs as good as the day I bought it. The information found in this volume has made it possible for owners to be satisfied with the 6.
This article will have the information you need to be successful by focusing on engine setup and powertrain management. Admittedly, diesel engines are more efficient than gasoline engines, but there was simply no way to coax more than 15 mpg out of the big V8 even under the most favorable conditions. I have to go and look at it personally yet. Since I wasn't going to buy it, why not have some fun with it for the time being, and fun it was, I admit. I am writing to praise this truck! Besides being good for your truck, they also look pretty cool! The first segment is available now. This product review is the first in a series that will concentrate on fuel economy improvements. We purposely burned out a bunch of used and new glow plugs trying to find answers to these questions.
On the other hand, if your primary interest is in solving a problem that your engine is currently experiencing, then The 6. We will see what happens. How to bulletproof a 6. No matter how nice it is. I believe the pin weight to be in the 1250 lb region, but again I cannot find reliable data on this. All of us here at The Diesel Page hope you enjoy this book, and perhaps more importantly, hope you learn how to improve your 6.
Passenger car drivers go out of their way to make room for you and even 18-wheel truck drivers honk their horns with respect when they spot you. This time I'll show you the Banks diesel tachometer and automatic transmission temperature gauge mounted in a dash mount pod, which will be the subject for this installation. This cargo bed, by the way, provides enough length for even a tall guy like me to lie down and catch some shut-eye. My K3500 test car came with a 6. I know on the earlier ones a lot of guys put bigger radiators in them.
He currently has it on a 2000 Chevy 2500 with the 5. This month we'll cover some additional areas of concern for radiator efficiency, and discuss aluminum radiators and Dex-Cool coolant. This detailed article will show you what modifications are necessary to install these hi-capacity cooling components on 1995 and earlier 6. It does only get about 12 miles per gal. The answer depends on what is most important to them. With a truck like that, you don't use the road, you own it without even half trying.
A pitmant arm was replaced in conjunction with the alignment. All things must come to an end and so did my test of the 1995 Chevrolet K3500 6. Dualie - Dooley, get it? See what it takes to build a competitive 6. It has 94000 miles and apparently was well maintained. The key is simply maintenance. .
These were used as testbeds regarding long term fuel economy and reliability in cars. Intercoolers help restore that lost power by removing excess heat from the turbo boosted air. The L56 is emissions controlled with and. Included is a brief history of the 6. The locking radio is an added security for those who would be thieves. My problem is my battery is drained down to nothing after a couple of days of non use. I have only had it a few months.
Went to start it and didn't even get a click. For instance, where does one park a truck that's 237 inches long and 107. . And the big motor has come in very handy! I called the guy on it over the last couple days and he sounds like he is not going to move at all from his asking price. My cousin called me yesterday saying that he saw a truck for sale.